Planning & Development


Planning and Development Department: (617) 466-4180
Location: Chelsea City Hall, Room #101

Department Mission:

The Planning and Development Department provides professional planning, project and program management services to residents and businesses of the City, to multiple member bodies, the City Manager, City Council, and all City departments as it relates to the physical, economic, social, and environmental needs of the City. The Department also develops the vision, policies, and goals for the physical, environmental, economic, and social growth and development of the community and incorporates these components into a comprehensive plan that guides the future of the City.

Any questions? Please call us at 617-466-4180.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
John DePriest, AICP Director 617-466-4182
Tricia Seigal Finance Director 617-466-4184
Alexander Train, AICP Assistant Director 617-466-4192
Lad Dell Planner & Land Use Administrator 617-466-4188
Paulette Velastegui Secretary Zoning Board of Appeals 617-466-4181
Mimi Graney Downtown Coordinator 617-466-4186
Karl Allen Economic Development Planner 617-466-4190
Ben Cares Planner / Project Manager 617-466-4187